Talent management and activation

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Talent Management

Help people thrive

Don't just manage your people, equip them with solutions that help them set and achieve meaningful goals, receive and take action on feedback, and take advantage of coaching and collaboration across teams.

Our solutions allow you to:

  • Align performance with corporate objectives using cascading performance goals and multi-rater feedback
  • Define your performance process with traditional annual reviews and ratings or continuous feedback and check-ins
  • Provide managers with greater visibility into team strengths, performance and productivity
  • Encourage ongoing collaboration and coaching, delivered in real time

Make learning easy with continuous skills development

If you’re re-thinking the role that learning plays within your organization, you’re not alone: 77 percent of CEOs are concerned that a shortage of key skills could impair their company’s growth.1

Effective talent strategies that consider people's abilities and limitations are based on continuous learning and allow you to:

  • Identify gaps to deliver targeted learning and development programs that build business agility
  • Deliver customized learning programs with the flexibility to support a variety of modalities and content, from classroom to on-the-job training delivery
  • Track team strengths and performance through personalized dashboard views for managers
  • Make learning easy with consumer-like mobile capabilities

Inspire your leaders with a strengths-based approach

Let your people perform at their best (and most engaged) by taking a strengths-based approach to Leader Development. With versatile offerings tailored to your organization’s diverse needs, ADP is uniquely well suited to help your people bring out the best of themselves and others.

ADP's data-driven tools help to equip and improve team leader effectiveness by:

  • Cultivating leadership skills through flexible engagements like events, workshops, 1:1s and certifications
  • Empowering leaders with greater insight to understand individual strengths and coach performance
  • Leveraging meaningful content, and world-class expertise to quickly achieve the business outcomes you and your people want

Show employees they are valued

Getting your total compensation strategy right is critical to ensuring your employees feel that your company is fair and they are valued. You need a tool that makes it easy to manage even the most complex compensation scenarios for individuals and across teams.

ADP Talent Management systems equip you with compensation module capabilities and a deep set of market insights, analyzing real data from over 30 million employees, to help you find the right balance across areas like pay equity, bonuses, merit increases and stock awards.

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Support your organization’s strategic goals with a market-leading, dynamic solution to help optimize your compensation spend, always available with world class support.

Prepare your organization for the future

Succession planning plays a critical role in ensuring your organization is prepared for the future. It can also improve retention by making top performers feel valued and giving them a vision of opportunity within your organization.

Begin building a strong pipeline of tomorrow's leaders with ADP's succession planning features:

  • Proactive insights to identify flight risk and highlight turnover probability
  • Visibility into bench strength, including competencies, compa ratio and performance history to make data-driven decisions
  • Easy-to-use tools for employees to build and update their profiles, search for potential positions and compare their current competencies with what they need for a future position

Successful organizations rely on high performing teams

Give your leaders the tools they need to reliably measure – and move – the needle on engagement across your organization. Plus, generate results at scale by enabling your team leaders to build more teams like your best teams.

ADP makes it easy to support people in their world’s at work by:

  • Using real-time, reliable data to turn on the lights in your organization, see how teams are going and drive decisions
  • Increasing per-person productivity & engagement via focused, light-touch attention
  • Scaling Coaching Intelligence to help people volunteer more of their best work every day

Apply workforce insights to increase engagement and reduce turnover

It costs employers 33 percent of a worker’s annual salary to hire a replacement if that worker leaves.2

Predict flight risk, spot trends in turnover patterns and better assess your people’s strengths using analytics from ADP. Depending on your needs and business size, we can help you leverage data from your own workers — combined with our benchmarking data from millions of employees — to help you answer questions such as:

  • Do we have the right talent strategy to support our business strategy?
  • Are there pay equity gaps at our company?
  • How can we identify people for career opportunities?

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IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Talent Management 2021 Report


IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Talent Management 2018 Report


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1. CEO Survey, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2017.

2. Retention Report: Trends, Reasons & Recommendations, Work Institute, 2017.